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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 9-17-11

September 17-18

• 15th Annual Farm And Ranch Museum Harvest Festival, Gering, Neb., pancake feed, potato harvest, demos, children’s activities, (308) 436-1989.

• Camp Creek Railroaders Show and Open House, Waverly, Neb., fun-filled weekend of railroading, refreshments, (402) 726-2487.

• Missouri River Outdoor Expo, Ponca State Park, free family event, http://www.OutdoorNebraska.org/poncaexpo.

September 23-25

• Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt, Burwell, Neb., a 300-mile span of flea markets, food stands, antique dealers, farmer’s markets, (308) 346-4815, http://www.junkjaunt.com

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September 24

• Farmers Day Celebration, Kimball, Neb., craft show, hamburger feed, fun run, kids games, (308) 235-3782.

• Harvest Festival, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, games, food, live music, grass maze, wagon rides, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

• One Big Night, McCool Junction, Neb., Stone Creek Event Center, by the Nebraska Pork Producers Assn., pigs on parade, leadership awards, (402) 472-0493.

September 24-25

• Heritage Days, McCook, Neb., parade, craft and food booths, music, art in the park, (308) 345-3200.

• 11th Annual Lincoln Art Festival, Lincoln, Neb., SouthPointe Pavillions, local and national artists, entertainment, kids activities, (402) 434-2787.

September 25

• History in Action Day, Chadron, Neb., Dawes Co. Historical Society Museum, demos, buggy rides, old-fashioned hands-on activities, (308) 207-5449.

September 30-October 2

• Oktoberfest, Sidney, Neb., fairgrounds, ethnic festival with entertainment, food, crafts, parade, farmers market, (308) 254-2932.

October 1

• Family Fun Day, Gering, Neb., Farm And Ranch Museum, (308) 436-1989.

• Harvest of Harmony Parade, Grand Island, Neb., music and colorful floats in this historic parade, (308) 382-9210.

October 2

• Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest, Central City, Neb., Merrick Co. Fairgrounds, 7:30 a.m. registration, (308) 946-3897.

October 14-15

• All Hallows Evenings, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, spooks at Railroad Town, treats, a haunted field, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

October 20-22

• Nebraska National Quilt Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Center, (775) 971-9266.

October 22

• Fall Festival of Crafts Show, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, more than 250 booths, (308) 234-4671.

October 30

• Night at the Archway, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, cast figures come to life for a guided tour, (308) 237-1000, http://www.archway.org

September 17-18

• 15th Annual Farm And Ranch Museum Harvest Festival, Gering, Neb., pancake feed, potato harvest, demos, children’s activities, (308) 436-1989.

• Camp Creek Railroaders Show and Open House, Waverly, Neb., fun-filled weekend of railroading, refreshments, (402) 726-2487.

• Missouri River Outdoor Expo, Ponca State Park, free family event, http://www.OutdoorNebraska.org/poncaexpo.

September 23-25

• Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt, Burwell, Neb., a 300-mile span of flea markets, food stands, antique dealers, farmer’s markets, (308) 346-4815, http://www.junkjaunt.com

September 24

• Farmers Day Celebration, Kimball, Neb., craft show, hamburger feed, fun run, kids games, (308) 235-3782.

• Harvest Festival, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, games, food, live music, grass maze, wagon rides, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

• One Big Night, McCool Junction, Neb., Stone Creek Event Center, by the Nebraska Pork Producers Assn., pigs on parade, leadership awards, (402) 472-0493.

September 24-25

• Heritage Days, McCook, Neb., parade, craft and food booths, music, art in the park, (308) 345-3200.

• 11th Annual Lincoln Art Festival, Lincoln, Neb., SouthPointe Pavillions, local and national artists, entertainment, kids activities, (402) 434-2787.

September 25

• History in Action Day, Chadron, Neb., Dawes Co. Historical Society Museum, demos, buggy rides, old-fashioned hands-on activities, (308) 207-5449.

September 30-October 2

• Oktoberfest, Sidney, Neb., fairgrounds, ethnic festival with entertainment, food, crafts, parade, farmers market, (308) 254-2932.

October 1

• Family Fun Day, Gering, Neb., Farm And Ranch Museum, (308) 436-1989.

• Harvest of Harmony Parade, Grand Island, Neb., music and colorful floats in this historic parade, (308) 382-9210.

October 2

• Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest, Central City, Neb., Merrick Co. Fairgrounds, 7:30 a.m. registration, (308) 946-3897.

October 14-15

• All Hallows Evenings, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, spooks at Railroad Town, treats, a haunted field, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

October 20-22

• Nebraska National Quilt Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Center, (775) 971-9266.

October 22

• Fall Festival of Crafts Show, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, more than 250 booths, (308) 234-4671.

October 30

• Night at the Archway, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, cast figures come to life for a guided tour, (308) 237-1000, http://www.archway.org